Frida Kahlo And The Weeping Woman By Pablo Picasso Essay

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Both Frida Kahlo and Pablo Picasso lived in the same era to create their artwork. Frida Kahlo and Pablo Picasso are both well-known artist. Both artist have their own style and they both created aesthetic qualities in their artwork. This essay will have information of the artist and the chosen artwork. I’ve chosen The Wounded Deer by Frida Kahlo and The Weeping Woman by Pablo Picasso.
Frida Kahlo is a well-known Mexican Artist. She was born on July 6, 1907, in Coyocoán, Mexico City, Mexico. She died on July 13, 1954 in Mexico City, Mexico. “Her life was marked by physical suffering, started with the polio contracted at the age of five and worsen by her life-dominating event occurred in 1925. A bus accident caused severe injuries to her body owing to a pole that pierced her from the stomach to the pelvis.” Frida has a strong connection and love for her culture. Frida also has a strong connection with nature by looking at her artwork. Frida’s work is often categorized as surrealist because of her sometime bizarre and disturbing themes. Unlike the surrealist, Kahlo was not interested in subject matter driven from her dreams or the subject matter. She mentions that “I paint myself because I am so often alone and because I am the subject I know best.” Her artworks almost always starkly autobiographical. “I don’t paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality.” Frida used symbols and object to represent her issues and emotion.
The Wounded Deer painted by Frida Kahlo in 1946.…

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